What are the Symptoms of Purpura Nephritis

What are the Symptoms of Purpura NephritisAs a systemic vasculitic disorder, Purpura Nephritis is caused by Henoch-Schönlein Purpura Nephritis(HSPN). As the disorder progresses, a series of symptoms will come into being. Are you interested in this? Read on and you can find the answer.

In general, patients with this disorder usually have an abnormal immune system. Therefore, the immune complexes deposited in the kidneys are more likely to cause inflammatory reaction. After clinical research, experts at our Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital concluded that patients will experience the following symptoms.

Hematuria In clinical, it consist of two parts: gross hematuria and microscopic hematuria. It can occur intermittently or persistently. In most cases, it can be associated proteinuria.

Proteinuria In most cases, proteinuria among these people is moderate. If not controlled well, some patients may progress into nephrotic syndrome.

High blood pressure About 20-40% patients with this disorder will present hypertension. In general, the high blood pressure is mild and it can be associated with urine abnormality.

Swelling This symptom can occur in some of the patients. And study shows that its occurrence can be associated with proteinuria and changes of capillary permeability.

Skin rash Skin rash is the most distinctive symptom among those patients. And the rash can be seen around the limbs, ankles or knees. Gastrointestinal tract problems About two-thirds of the sufferers will present gastrointestinal tract problems, and the common symptoms can be abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, etc.

Except for the above contents, this disorder may progress into Nephritis, ESRD and other complications.

If you happen to be a person with purpura nephritis and presenting the above symptoms, we are always here to help. Remember that the earlier the treatment, the better the effects. Any questions about this topic, email us:kidneyfight@hotmail.com or feel free to consult with our online doctor.


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